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Thank you for joining PBS39 and KidsPeace for a Community Conversation on Safety in Our Schools

The hour long session featured a panel of students, superintendents, law enforcement, elected officials and community leaders answering questions submitted by the public, and was offered to provide a forum for civil discourse and an exchange of ideas and opinions in a safe environment. The program was carried live on PBS39, as well as, a live online feed through PBS39's official Facebook and

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Questions covered a range of topics, from the most recent tragedy in Parkland, Florida to issues that hit a bit closer to home. The discussion addressed concerns related to mental and behavioral health, firearm training for teachers and protocol for students who potentially pose a threat to other classmates.

"PBS39 is honored to host events such as these," said Chief Executive Officer, Tim Fallon, "and we will continue to provide a forum for a fair and balanced discussion on important community issues."